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27Jan94 UK: CEMENT IN BIGGEST PRICE RISE IN OVER FOUR YEARS.

Cement producers are introducing their biggest price rise for four years.And industry experts are confident the increased costs will stick as demand grows 2 per cent to about 11 million tonnes.Sector leader Blue Circle Cement was the first to announce a increase: prices of grey bulk and packed Portland cements will rise £2.35 a tonne from March 1.That represents a jump of about 4 per cent with prices varying from £40 to £55 a tonne.Both Rugby and Castle are expected to ...

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